New Spinraza Delivery Technique for Patients With Spinal Deformities

New Spinraza Delivery Technique for Patients With Spinal Deformities

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New Spinraza Delivery Technique for Patients With Spinal Deformities

For spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients with spinal deformities, administration of Spinraza (nusinersen) by a novel subcutaneous intrathecal catheter system improved upper limb function, a small study reports. This delivery technique, however, increased the risk of mechanical malfunction and infections, the researchers noted. The study, “Nusinersen by subcutaneous intrathecal catheter for symptomatic spinal muscular atrophy patients with complex spine anatomy,” was published in the journal Muscle & Nerve. Spinraza is a disease-modifying therapy approved to…

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